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tomosynthesis

(tō′mə-sĭn′thĭ-sĭs)
n.
A digital tomographic imaging technique in which multiple x-rays are used to create a 3-D image, used especially for imaging of the breast.
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Conant, is that whether tomosynthesis is used or not, mammography captures anatomy, not physiology, and very dense breast tissue may still obscure a tumor, even when the tomographic slices are peeled back.
Comparison of digital mammography alone and digital mammography plus tomosynthesis in a population-based screening program.
Yaffe, who has been working with Etta Pisano, MD, Vice Chair of Research and staff radiologist, breast imaging, at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston) on a trial aimed at evaluating tomosynthesis for breast cancer screening.
Key players in the global digital breast tomosynthesis market include Hologic Inc.
Computer-aided detection system for breast masses on digital tomosynthesis mammograms: preliminary experience.
The M-Vu CAD System for breast tomosynthesis is currently under review by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), pending approval.
Tomosynthesis, magnetic resonance imaging, and ultrasound, when used in addition to mammography, all appear to detect more cancers, but they also yield more false-positive results.
Patients with dense breast tissue may be recommended for additional screening exams including use of breast tomosynthesis.
This PMA submission of Siemens Breast Tomosynthesis demonstrates our long-standing and ongoing commitment to innovation in women's health
Compared with conventional breast scans, the 3D imaging method developed by GE and Siemens, also known as digital breast tomosynthesis, increased detections of invasive cancers by 41 %, US scientists found.
Washington, June 18 (ANI): Researchers have claimed that mammography screening with 3D digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) yielded lower recall rates, an increased overall cancer detection rate, and an increased detection rate for invasive cancer compared with 2D digital mammography (DM).
Chirico is proficient in plain film radiography, CT, PET/CT, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, MRI, Virtual Colonography, Fetal MRI and digital mammography exams with Breast Tomosynthesis.